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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tough economic times have women and men searching for value in their personal expenses. No longer are trendy fashion statements considered an essential buy. More and more, consumers are investing their dollars into aesthetic treatments aimed at improving or enhancing appearance, and those treatments that have long-lasting results.
HALIFAX, July 15 /PRNewswire/ - Scientists in Atlantic Canada have found a gene that may play a role in skin aging. Researchers were investigating the genetic cause of a rare disorder known as cutis laxa type 2 (CL2), which causes skin on the hands, feet and face to be loose and older looking, as well as growth and developmental delays including effects on the brain. In the process, researchers found some interesting correlations with the synthesis of proline, a chemical associated with skin and joint health.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- With modern advances in medical science technology, and with a vastly changed economy, plastic surgery is now commonly affordable for the middle class. As in any other business, a savvy customer can easily find bargain prices without compromising quality. Here are a few pointers to help turn you into a savvy plastic surgery customer. The complete version of this article an be found at http://drsimoni.com/wordpress/
CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery announces the results of its 2009 Less Common Cosmetic Procedures consumer survey. While the media has coined these cosmetic procedures as 'fringe' and made it seem that they are in high demand, it is important to clarify the facts. The results reveal that less common cosmetic procedures are generally over-hyped and over-analyzed.
BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we age, brown spots and splotchy skin are all too often a fact of life. But for people with darker skin, changes in pigmentation can occur without warning at any age and can be very difficult to treat. Fortunately, dermatologists can help people with skin of color diagnose and treat bothersome pigmentation problems.
Summer has arrived and with the rise in temperature comes an increase in perspiration levels. As we all know white/light colors are cooler to where in the intense sunlight. Unfortunately, many of us suffer from excessive sweating leaving behind embarrassing stains on our light colored clothing.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis' High Speed LightSheer(R) Duet(TM) for permanent hair reduction was featured recently in the New York Times Fashion & Style section with Dr. Arielle Kauvar, Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology New York University Medical Center and Founding Director, New York Laser & Skin Care. During the interview, Dr. Kauvar described the LightSheer Duet as a welcome relief for men seeking a smoother appearance, with reduction in treatment time and improved patient comfort. "Men who wanted to have their back hair removed permanently, for example, often had to sit with a topical anesthetic for an hour before each of a half-dozen visits, so there used to be the 'time and pain and nuisance' factor." With the advent of the High Speed LightSheer Duet welcome relief has arrived. Now 'big swaths of hair can be removed in multiple 15-minute treatments," stated Dr. Kauvar.
Laser hair removal is heavily advertised but little is known about this technology. However, that will change after you spend 58 seconds to read every word of this article and become well-informed on permanent hair removal. After analyzing the facts you will be able to make a decision on whether or not laser hair removal is right for you.
There is nothing worse than having unwanted hair in places it shouldn't be. You know what I mean, like the mustache your aunt had or the wisps of hair that stuck out of your grandmother's chin. If you don't want to end up with hair growing all over the place then you should look into hair removal systems. One of the easiest and most cost effect systems is the laser hair removal system.
If you have hair growing in places it shouldn't there are only a few treatments available that offer relief from this unsightly growth. There are some creams and lotions but these have a large potential for rash and other skin disorders. You can pluck or wax but these make you feel like your skin is being ripped off instead of just your hair. Lastly, you can have a laser hair removal treatment to remove the hair and stop it from growing again.